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Career oppertunities in Gem & Jewellery Industry
|By : MIJM , MANIPAL, INDIA 25.3.2010 2 Comments Phone:0820-2922912 Mail Now|
Since India stands number one in the list of world’s biggest gold consumer, Gem and jewellery industry is one of the fastest growing industries of the Indian economy. This industry hence provides numerous career opportunities in various fields to those who want to be a part of this industry. The following are the career options:
Those with an eye for perfection and detailing, patience, having ability to concentrate and good sense for design can opt for this field. Jewellery designers have the choice of working with the export units or jewellery showrooms. Designing jewellery for men and celebrities is also a good option for those who are talented, highly skilled and vibrant. Also designers can work on freelance basis by selling their designs to various firms.
All those who are interested in Gemology can begin their career with gem identification, gem cutting, sorting, grading and evaluation.
Since 9 out of every 10n diamonds sold worldwide are cut and polished in India, diamond industry too provides a great opportunity
With the entry of big corporates like TATA and Reliance in the jewellery sector, more and more consumers are growing brand conscious. Retaining old customers and attracting new customers by the way of providing personalized products and services is where industry growing conscious about. Marketing may also include the packaging segment.
After acquiring some experience in this field the research scholar's option can be taken up as a career. Various jewellery houses, export units and the institutions offering jewellery designing /making and gemology courses do invest in research in this field.